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Iowa Legislature Remains In Session Even As Lawmaker's Salaries Run Out

Sat 5-2-2015

(Des Moines)-- Even though they're no longer getting paid, the work continues for Iowa lawmakers as the Legislature remains in session. Salaries for legislators ran out on Friday. State Representative John Wills of Spirit Lake tells KUOO news that even though that's the case, he'll be returning to the statehouse next week...Will01 

The main log jam, Wills says, remains school funding...Wills02 

Wills says schools will be forced to take no increase in state funding in the event an agreement isn't reached. Many districts have based their budgets for the upcoming school year on the possibility of that happening.